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Councilwoman Nury Martinez Leads Council in Cracking Down on Illegal Cannabis Businesses

  On Friday, March 8, Councilwoman Nury Martinez led the Los Angeles City Council in voting unanimously for a proposal to authorize the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to shut off utilities to illegal cannabis businesses. Following the vote, Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement. More

Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Approves Ordinance That Allows DWP to Shut-Off Power to Illegal Cannabis Businesses

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee voted to approve an ordinance based on a motion originally introduced by Councilwoman Nury Martinez and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez to empower the Department of Water and Power to shut-off power to illegal cannabis shops.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Secures $250,000 and Resources for "Pothole Blitz" in the City of Los Angeles

On Friday, March 1, Councilwoman Nury Martinez released a statement following the unanimous vote in support of her motion to secure $250,000 for a Four-Week "Pothole Blitz" in the City of Los Angeles.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Moves to Shut-Off Power for Illegal Cannabis Dispensaries in Los Angeles

On Tuesday, February 26, Councilwoman Nury Martinez spoke in support of a motion she introduced to empower the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to cut off the power supply of illegal and unlicensed commercial cannabis retail locations. The motion was subsequently passed by the Council, clearing the final procedural hurdle before the being drafted into an ordinance by the City Attorney. More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez Declaring “Pothole Emergency” in the City of Los Angeles

On Friday, February 22, Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion to the Los Angeles City Council declaring a "Pothole Emergency in the City of Los Angeles. More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Introduces Landmark Motion Calling for a Green New Deal in the City of Los Angeles

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion to the Los Angeles City Council calling for a Green New Deal in the City of Los Angeles.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez and South LA Councilmembers Announce Half a Million to Save Victims of Human Trafficking in LAPD South Bureau

On Thursday, January 31, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) joined Councilmembers Curren Price (Ninth District), Harris-Dawson (Eighth District), and Council President Herb Wesson (Tenth District), for a joint press conference to mark the introduction improvements that have succeeded in the Valley to South LA's Human Trafficking Task Force.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez on Introducing Paid Parental Leave With Councilmember David Ryu

On Tuesday, January 29, Councilwoman Nury Martinez co-introduced a motion to the Los Angeles City Council with Councilmember David Ryu asking the City of Los Angeles to request the City Attorney to draft a paid parental leave ordinance for working families in the City of Los Angeles.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez and LAPD Mission Division Kick Off Volunteer Community Patrol Program

On Thursday, January 24th, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) introduced the new Volunteer Community Patrol program to Mission Community Police Station. Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement following the kick-off of the Mission Division program. More

Statement From Newly-Elected City Council President Pro Tempore Nury Martinez

On Tuesday, January 15, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) was chosen unanimously by her colleagues to serve as the City Council's President Pro Tempore. Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement following the historic vote making her the first Latina in the City's history to assume the role of President Pro Tempore. Councilmember Joe Buscaino (also pictured) was chosen to succeed her old post as Assistant President Pro Tempore.  More